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John Albright Diehl Sr.

 

John Diehl

Bullis School Athletic Hall of Fame 1999

Date of Birth: January 27, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Date of Death: December 28, 2012, in Virginia (76 years old)

Source:

Virginia Gazette - Published 01/04/13

Did you know?

John Diehl attended Frankford High School and was a standout football player.

Upon graduation, he attended Bullis Prep School, just outside of Washington, D.C..

Although only at Bullis for a year, John made the most of his time there: anchoring the

defensive line for an impressive 1953 football team and leaving the school with many

lifelong friends.

John Diehl was a big man, at six foot eight inches tall and tipping the scales at nearly

300 pounds.

 

Teams:

1961 Baltimore Colts (NFL)

1962 Baltimore Colts (NFL)

1963 Baltimore Colts (NFL)

1964 Baltimore Colts (NFL)

1965 Oakland Raiders (AFL)

College:

University of Virginia